November 27, 2019 Yangon – The Ford EcoSport was named Best City SUV 2019 and the Ford Ranger Raptor was named Best Pick-Up Truck 2019 in the Drive Magazine “Myanmar Car of the Year Awards”. Both the Ranger Raptor and EcoSport, which locally assembled, outshone their respective competitors based on the MCOTY Awards’ criteria (exterior and interior design, performance, functionality, comfort, handling and value for money).
Since 2013, Ford Motor Company vehicles have been distributed in Myanmar by Capital Automotive Limited, a member of CDSG.
The 2019 Myanmar Car of the Year Awards, held in Junction Square, involved a panel of expert judges are from across Myanmar and neighboring countries and early 300 guests and stakeholders from car companies attended this event. There were fifteen award categories which included Best Family Sedan, Best Small Family SUV, Best Medium Size SUV, Best Large Size Family SUV, Best Family MPV, Best Small Car, Best City Car, Best City SUV, Best Premium SUV, Best Luxury SUV, Best Premium MPV/MPC, Best Pick-Up, Jury’s Choice, People Choice (via an online poll), and Brand of the Year.